State Health Policy
The Sacramento office provides state policymakers and the media a valuable local resource and a link to experts at CHCF's Oakland headquarters. The office hosts briefings on important issues of the day.
A Sacramento forum on Medicaid DSRIP programs in California and other states exposed the approaching fork in the road for Medi-Cal.
CHCF partnered with the Department of Health Care Services and UC Davis to host a data symposium on Medi-Cal enrollees with the most complex and costly conditions.
Should ACA open enrollment be moved to better coincide with tax filing time? The Urban Institute examined this question for CHCF.
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Sacramento Office Manager & Program Associate916.329.4542
How is health care regulated in California? Learn how state agencies oversee the delivery of medical services and what information is available to the public.
How hard is it for consumers in Covered California plans to get prescription drugs? It depends on the condition, which reflects trends in the larger insurance market.
The California Department of Public Health, with funding from CHCF's Free the Data initiative, has launched an online portal for health data that can be freely used and shared. Free the Data
Objective information on health care costs, coverage, quality, and delivery supports effective decision-making. The Almanac provides data and analysis on California's health care system. Almanac